Governing Law and Regulations
Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Office of Land Quality (OLQ)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. The regulations for hazardous waste transportation in Indiana are the same as the federal regulations, with the exception of emergency response notification requirements. Indiana also has additional requirements for hazardous waste transfer facilities.
The state has adopted rules for the transportation of used oil, which mirror federal standards.
• Administration and enforcement. OLQ administers and enforces the hazardous waste transporter rules in Indiana.
HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS
329 IAC 3.1-8-3
In addition to complying with the federal regulations for immediate action and notification of hazardous waste discharges during transportation, Indiana requires immediate notification to IDEM at 317-241-4336. Also, transporters must immediately, if applicable and whenever possible, notify the nearest downstream water user.
329 IAC 3.1-8-4
Hazardous waste transfer facilities in Indiana must comply with state notification requirements.
These requirements apply to hazardous waste transfer facilities that perform any of following activities during the normal course of transportation after receiving the shipment from the generator and ...